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You could do either pretty easily or you could create a custom post type within your current installation and then you wouldn't have to do either and you would only have one installation to manage.
I would install it as a subdomain. You can then access it by either going to subdomain.mysite.com or mysite.com/subdomain Installation will be the same as installing in the root folder. You would create the subdomain/folder and copy the wordpress files to that.
If you transform your main website's Wordpress into a multi-site environment, you can move blog.yourdomain.com to be a network site. Once you do this, you could use the Multisite Global Search plugin to add a widget that searches all network sites. It would be easy to move your standalone blog.yourwebsite.com to a network site: export the content from ...
Easy solution would be adding this line to your wp-config.php of your admin server code. define( 'WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME']); Then you can access it without modifying the database option.
What I would do (I was actually doing that many times) is: Change the domain name for the existing WP installation using, for example, this tool. Then, everything on your old site will get the "admin.example" links. Change the URLs back when retrieve DB records to use on the new site. When I was doing that, I never accessed the "admin" DB directly. ...
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